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hello all,

just off my vstrom and now on to a versys I am hoping to find lots of good info on how to set up this bike for commuting and adventure as well and camping trips.

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I am hoping to find lots of good info on how to set up this bike for commuting and adventure as well and camping trips.
Welcome. Enjoy your new bike.

If it were me I'd prolly do it the way I did my 2011. More or less anyway. Not sure I'd bother with handguards if I were doing it over. And if I didn't already have regular Givi side cases I'd prolly have chosen contoured Givi V35s like the Kawasaki OEM luggage. Most of the farkles are listed in my profile, though I ran out of room there, and omitted a couple. The only unusual one on mine is Givi Monokey adapter mounted to the pillion seat.

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So why did you get off the Vstrom? That was my only other real choice when I was looking at the Versy.
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and a link to my 2012 epic adventure.

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